Suggestions for Fast Growing Shade Trees in Southern Oregon

Do you have a back deck that’s taking a beating from the sun, or a patio that’s sizzling in summer? There are a number of fast-growing shade trees that work well in Southern Oregon! Here are a few we like to recommend; they grow fast, aren’t particularly messy (annoying fruits, etc), they’re hearty, and generally […]

Checklist For a Healthy Tree!

Without becoming an arborist yourself, here are some general “tips” for estimating the health of your trees, or at least – knowing when you should call us! Take a walk around your property and look at your trees with this prospective and these questions in mind: • Leaf Size: If you have stunted or dwarfed […]

Growing Fruit Trees – Some Things to Consider

No doubt about it, there’s nothing like a bowl of apples on your table that you’ve picked from your very own tree, and canning your own peach and pear preserves can be a satisfying labor of love! But fruit trees are more time consuming, and have more issues than other trees, and you should be […]

Do You Love Trees? We Have Some “New” New Year’s Resolutions for You!

Why make the same old resolutions to “lose weight” and “exercise more” year after year? At Advanced Tree & Landscaping, we’d like to suggest that you strike out in a new direction this year, especially if you own a beautiful piece of wooded property, or believe in proactively doing something for the earth! Here are […]

How to Spot A Hazardous Tree Problem!

It’s not something you think about often, but a tree can be dangerous. Trees and tree limbs can fall, causing injury or damage. These trees are what we call “hazardous,” because they pose an actual risk to people or property. It’s the owner’s responsibility to make sure the trees on the property they own are […]

“Tree Topping” – Why You Should Never “Top” Your Tree!

“Topping” is probably the most harmful pruning process known to trees, yet the practice of it continues. “Topping” a tree refers to cutting its upper branches back to stubs, and sheering off the main trunk portion in a lateral cut about 2/3 or 3/4 of the way up the tree. This is generally done to […]

Some Signs That Your Tree is Sick!

Unfortunately, homeowners sometimes wait until their tree is obviously sick or dying before calling us in to diagnose the problem and take care of it. Generally, it’s fairly obvious when a tree is in trouble, but not always. Here are some signs to look for: • Discolored Leaves: This is generally the first clue you’ll […]

What Can an Arborist Do For You?

Your home is an investment, and the trees on it are an integral part of the value of your home, your property, and your quality of life. Ideally, a homeowner would call us in to evaluate and care for their trees on an annual basis. When we come in, we will examine and assess the […]